Hawaii consists of 8 main islands: Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, and the Big Island of Hawaii. These islands are the projecting tops of the biggest mountain range in the world. Hawaii offers hunting for a wide variety of species including sheep, deer, and pigs. Over 90% of native plants and animals are found nowhere else in the world. There are only 2 native mammals—the hoary bat and the monk seal. Prior to human activity, everything that arrived at the islands came by the “3 W’s”—wind, water, and wings.
Feral Pigs may be hunted with a general hunting license on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Oahu, and Kauai. (During the legal hunting season on public hunting areas). Mouflon Sheep may be hunted with a general license on the island of Hawaii and with a “lottery” license and permit on Lanai.
Feral Sheep may be hunted by “lottery license and permit on the island of Hawaii. Mouflon-feral Hybrid Sheep may be hunted by “lottery license and permit on the island of Hawaii. Axis Deer can be hunted during the general hunt on the island of Maui and by “lottery license and permit on the island of Molokai and Lanai.
Black Tail Deer can be hunted by lottery license and permit on the island of Kauai. Feral Goat can be hunted during the general season on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, and Oahu. Game Birds that may be hunted are: Ring-neck pheasant, White wing pheasant, Green pheasant, Kalij pheasant, California Quail, Japanese Quail, Spotted dove, Barred Dove, Mourning dove, Chestnut-Bellied Sand grouse, Chukar, Gray Francolin, Black Francolin, Erckel’s Francolin, and Wild Turkey (spring only).